It has been said that Parisians do not visit the Eiffel tower and that Manhattans do not bike across the Brooklyn Bridge in the morning mist. Visitors do.
Now, our little Sunday hike destination is not quite the Eiffel Tower or the Brooklyn Bridge, but the point remains the same – one tends not to go see, do and visit one’s own back yard. Being back in full swing at work and such, our time is limited and we have started exploring our local surroundings.Continue reading
After a bit of trouble getting around on bikes in the Bergen area, we were pleased to find that Stavanger had done a great job with bike paths (ones that make sense and do not end without warning). We were also thoroughly happy to find that summer had arrived in Stavanger!
It had been almost a year since we had seen my loving grandma in Canada at our wedding. After biking in the rain for a while, nothing could have been better than a warm bed and my grandma’s hearty, Norwegian cooking and heartfelt hugs.